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While Anderson was striving with an exam some person i
with enough assurancp to go uninvited to the fenst" wns
rummaging his room. From the rapid stride in boldness, it
will not be long before students will have to lock their doors
to intend classes.
Fogarty, our editor-in-chief went to Gretna to spend his
vacation. As lie departed he was heard to mutter something
about a red headed schoolma'nm and a fellow having to
rustle to get ahead of him "by gum." (N. H. This wns
written by the office devil.)
While Wagner with his fair one wns wending his way
homeward after the musicnl in the neighborhood of Twenty
fifth and R streets, they gave the university yell. Immed
iately all chanticleers in the vicinity began to crow. Wag
ner says it was only eleven o'clock! ?
The following are the officers of the Union society for the
spring term: II. C. Peterson, president; Miss Mary Ames,
vice-president; Miss Edna Hyatt, secretary; J. I). Bcechcr,
assistant sectctary; W. F. Wolfe, treasurer; Miss Edith Morkett
end Mr. Ralph Johnson, sergcant-nt arms.
The first university danc of the year was given in Temple
hall, Fridny evening, March 21. Thirty-six couples partici
pated in the merry hop, and united in wishing a similar oc
casion of enjoyment to be repeated in the near future. The
proceeds amounting to $11 went to the university base ball
A schedule of base ball games has been arranged. The
first game will be played April 19, at the Lincoln park, be
tween the Wcsleyan and the U. of N. nines. Considerable
enthusiasm in baseball is manifested among the students, and
the members of the faculty have shown their interest by lib
erality in donating.
Gillespie took one of the handsome young schoolmarms of
Neb. City to the K. P. ball last Thursday night, and after he
had escorted her to her room at the hotel he went through the
officewhere the clerk shoved the register toward him and
asked if he wanted n room for himself nnd wife in the bridal
suite Gillespie was nil broke up and hasn't been seen since.
The new adventist college will be located about one mile
and a half south-east of the city on the David May farm.
The new suburb will be called College View and the institu
tion will be known as Union colltge. Work will begin very
soon. The main building and one of the boarding halls arc
to be completed in time for the opening of school next Sep
tember. D. W. Bush, owing to the sickness of his brother, has
been called to Washington. He will be gone for twelve
months, during which time he will have charge of a bright
paper, the Chchallis Bee. Bush will be missed by his many
university and Lincoln friends, and his departure will be a
marked loss to The Hesperian in which he has taken so
active an interest.
We are indebted to Professor Fossler for information con
cerning the work in Gothic, Sanskrit nnd comparative phil
ology. The university has a larger class in Sanskrit than
Yale college". The progress speaks wcjl for our institution
which at no distant day is destined to turn a large pnit of her
attention to post-graduate work. Dr. Edgren, the professor
of the department, is(an enthusiast in lis field, having done
original work in Sanskrit especially, part of which Max
Muller speaks of in his "Science of Thought" ns marking "a
decided advance beyond whnt'hnd been achieved in the same
direction by such eminent scholars ns Benfey, Patt and Cur-tius;'"
The music department gave its fourteenth recital on the
evening of March 18. The program, consisting of several
excellent numbers of vocnl and instrumental music, was ap
preciated by n large audience. One of the leading features
wns a violoncello solo by Dr. G. E. Andrews. The recital is
another illustration of the thorough work that is being done
by the pupils of Miss Cochran nnd Professor Mcnzcndorf.
A committee nf the intcr-collcgiatc athletic association
met at the state university on March 22 and adopted a con
stitution which is to lie presented before the next meeting of
the association for ratification. The following noted athletes
composed the committee: F. A. Barrows of the Christnin uni
versity; A. E. Fowlic of Donne college; Mr. Dnvicson of the
Wcslcynn, nnd Messrs. McClntchic nnd Almy of the stnte
On Mnrch 20 the class of '92 elected the following officers
for the spring term: Geo. L. Sheldon, president; Miss Cora
K. Lyons, vice-president; G. L. Tnit,' secretary; 'W, L.
Stockton, treasurer; Miss Louise Pound, historian; Miss 'Edna
Hyntt, corresponding secrctnry; Miss Minnie DcPac, scrg
ennt at nrms; Jnmcs B. McDonald, class poet; J. II. Hooper,
door keeper. Committees were appointed on class colors,
class yell, and athletics.
Some time ago mention was made of the war department
wanting the names of three grnduatcs. Lately the lieutenant
has received ordeis from headquarters nt Washington that, on
the graduation of every class, he shall report to the ndjutant
gcncrnl the names of such students as have shown special ap
titude for military service. The names of the three gradu
ates who were the most distinguished students in military
science and tactics will be inserted in the U. S. army register
and published in general orders.
In a recent issue of the Ciristain Union of New York, is u
review of Professor Howard's "Local Constitutional History
of the United States." The reviewer began to read the work
with an idea ol observing his custom of skipping nil he could
but the book soon made such an impression on him thnt he
rend it cnrefully through The nrticle throughout spenks
very highly of Professor Howard's production, saying that an
agrccabic change from many constitutional histories now ap
pearing is seen in this work in the new nnd significant fncts
printed on nenrly every page. He says that the history is
written in nccordnnce with the most modem views and thnt
Professor Howard's work completes the transformation from
the old form when more importance wns given to the study of
ancient history, of rulers, and of nations to the modern form
or the history of peoples, states nnd municipalities.
THE SCHOOL EXHIBIT.
Probably the best exhibit of school work ever seen in Ne
braska was that shown in Grant memorial hall during t le
teachers' convention. The large drill hall was completely
filled with samples of the work which the boys and girls of
the public schools of Nebraska arc doing. It would be use
less to attempt to note all the interesting features of the ex
hibit in a Bhort article.
The first exhibit to the right as we entered was that of the
Lincoln Business college. This consists of specimens of pen
manship and wrw very fine. The next was the work of the
Wahoo city schools of which Professor T. II. Bradbury is sup
erintendent. This was a good exhibit and consisted of maps,
geometric and landscape drawings and examination work.
The exhibit of the Nebraska institute for the blind attracted
much attention. Among other things there were several
) school books printed in raised letters, n copy ol Knenss' Mag-
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